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Do you think that hotel stay in India is much more expensive compared to similar quality of hotels in other countries?
For example, Malaysian capital can offer even a five star hotel rooms at a price as low as Rs. 6000 per night, something that cannot even be imagined in Indian capital or any other city. The currency (Rupee) is weak, yet the net price is much higher.

How do we expect tourism volumes to rise? Is it only foreigners or NRIs, who are supposed to do the tourism?

Tags: india, money, indian
Asked by Aarnika Tiwaari, 15 Jun '12 09:20 am
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Yes - You are correct. Hotels in India are quite expensive in comparison with hotels outside. This may because of two reasons.
1. Either the people in hotel business are too greedy.
2. Or they have different cost calculation structures than other countries

Alternatively many people would give a third reason, which I would not believe - High porperty prices in India - because in China property prices are much higher - 2-3 times, still the hotel prices are much less in comparison with India.

As such, if you want lower prices for good hotels, I would suggest you booking on "No refund/ no cancellation" basis for chain-hotels to get the best prices.
3. Property prices might be very high. Howeve
Answered by manish varma, 15 Jun '12 10:38 am

 
  
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Very right.. our prices in 5 star are almost double and taxes make them even more.. Tourism department should make more rooms available for common tourists, but they have a selfish agenda..
Answered by subhash, 15 Jun '12 09:59 am

 
  
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U r right and on top of that services do not match the price actually these hotels are providing room for prostitution so they do not bother about common man once I went to small city called Hoshangabad they asked for Rs. 4000 for a AC room can u imagine it and on top of that bathroom was so dirty and filthy
Answered by loner, 15 Jun '12 09:39 am

 
  
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Correct analysis madam
Answered by rajan, 15 Jun '12 09:27 am

 
  
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If I compare hotel rates in India with USA they are almost same and sometimes cheaper.
Most five star hotels are Franchise hotels and they have to maintain their quality and that drives the price up.
Answered by Avantika, 15 Jun '12 09:23 am

 
  
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There is some kind of unity among hotel owners..the demand for hotels is also higher,hence prices are high
Answered by vivek, 15 Jun '12 01:31 pm

 
  
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Stay on roadside for free and accompany stray dogs...bhow bhow bhowwwwww..........
Answered by cool as cucumber, 15 Jun '12 09:22 am

 
  
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